ATG News & Announcements 11/15/19

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Binc Foundation: 2019 Survey Results

According to Shelf Awareness The Book Industry Charitable Foundation has released findings from its third industry-wide survey, which was conducted last spring. A record total of 696 respondents, representing a wide cross-section of the bookselling industry, participated. This snapshot of the industry and Binc supporters is designed to provide the board and staff with concrete data to rate its performance and relevance, as well as to collect suggestions for addressing booksellers’ current needs and desires for theirfoundation…”


The Huntington Acquires Two Major Collections of Slavery and Abolition Materials, Some Items Will Be Digitized

According to infoDOCKETThe Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired two collections related to abolition and slavery in 19th-century America, including an exceptionally rare account book from the Underground Railroad…”


Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Issues Statement on Open Education

infoDOCKET also citing an official statement that “The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) endorses open education in view of the clear social and economic benefits it brings to the higher education sector and to society.


Editage partners with ReviewerCredits to offer peer review training and author services

KnowledgeSpeak reports that “Editageg, a science communications brand by Cactus Communications (CACTUS), has announced a partnership with ReviewerCredits, a spinoff company endorsed by the University of Milano-Bicocca. Through this collaboration, Editage and ReviewerCredits will launch a service platform that will cover key areas such as reviewer education, English editing, manuscript formatting, and translation.


ACRL 2021 Call for Participation Now Available

ACRL Insider announces that “ACRL invites proposal submissions for the ACRL 2021 Conference, “Ascending into an Open Future,” to be held April 14-17, 2021, in Seattle, Washington. Today’s higher education environment calls for innovative ways to support student, faculty, and institution success.

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